Nicotine and caffeine use in cocaine-dependent individuals.

  title={Nicotine and caffeine use in cocaine-dependent individuals.},
  author={Alan J Budney and Stephen T. Higgins and J. R. Hughes and Warren K. Bickel},
  journal={Journal of substance abuse},
  volume={5 2},
Nicotine and caffeine use in 87 cocaine-dependent persons seeking treatment at an outpatient clinic were compared to use of those substances in a matched general population sample (n = 78). The prevalence of cigarette smoking was significantly greater in the cocaine-dependent sample (75% vs. 22%). Within the cocaine-dependent sample, smokers were younger, less educated, employed in lesser skilled jobs, and reported an earlier onset and more frequent use of cocaine. The prevalence of caffeine… CONTINUE READING